Artist in Residence
Praised as "dazzling" (The New York Times), "expert and versatile" (The New Yorker), and "a fearless and inquisitive violinist" (San Francisco Classical Voice), Owen Dalby leads a rich musical life as a chamber musician, soloist, new and early music expert, orchestral concertmaster, and educator. Owen is regularly invited to perform as a soloist and chamber musician at festivals from Hamburg to Honolulu, and from Iceland to Mumbai. As the newest member of the St Lawrence String Quartet, Owen made his debut at the 2015 Spoleto USA Festival. Owen is a co-founder of Decoda, the first-ever Affiliate Ensemble of Carnegie Hall, and also the concertmaster of Novus NY, the acclaimed contemporary music orchestra of Trinity Wall Street in NYC. He made his solo Lincoln Center debut in 2010, and for the past decade Owen has appeared frequently with leading groups in and around New York City such as the East Coast Chamber Orchestra, Ensemble ACJW, Argento Chamber Ensemble, Metropolis Ensemble, the Orchestra of St Luke's, and the Mark Morris Dance Group Music Ensemble. Owen received early training with Anne Crowden at the Crowden School in Berkeley, California and bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Yale.